Arizona highway buckles, pavement collapses

Published On: Feb 20 2013 03:54:21 PM EST

Photographer: Arizona Department of Public Safety

If a picture is worth a thousand words then this one must be worth at least a million.

The Arizona Department of Transportation says a 150-foot section of US 89 buckled Wednesday morning about 25 miles south of Page.

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At first officials believed the collapse was due to a "geologic event". But after investigation by geotechnical engineers, it was determined the collapse was due to a landslide.

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